When I took a look at the BioShock remasters on PC this past weekend, I was pretty disappointed. Instability, a lack of graphics options, and poorly implemented mouse controls were all present and accounted for. The only real plus was that the updates were free.
Thankfully, 2K Games is listening to fans and will be addressing issues in a patch soon. In a post on the Steam community group for BioShock Remastered, 2K detailed what options would be coming to the game. An FOV slider, better mouse options, and improved audio features are all being worked on.
- General Mouse Fixes, including better Mouse Smoothing, Sensitivity and Acceleration Options in BioShock;
- Additional Speaker Mode Options in Audio Settings in BioShock;
- Improved FoV Slider Options in BioShock, BioShock 2 and Minerva’s Den;
- Support for 21:9 display ratios in BioShock, BioShock 2 and Minerva’s Den;
- General stability improvement to reduce instances of game crashes.
I had no idea 21:9 resolutions weren’t present in the game (seeing as how I’ve never even seen a 21:9 monitor in person), but it is great news to read this. I wouldn’t want anyone to approach BioShock and get a sour taste due to a crappy port job.
There is no firm date scheduled for the upcoming patch, but 2K does advise that any users experiencing issues with the remasters check out the 2K support forums. While that doesn’t immediately resolve the issues, reporting any new ones is a great way to keep these ports in top form.
Upcoming Updates Addressing Issues And Feature Support [Steam Community]